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UMMAF Amateur National Championship Tournament Announced for February 2018 Events MMA News 

UMMAF Amateur National Championship Tournament Announced for February 2018

The United States Mixed Martial Arts Federation announced the 2018 UMMAF Amateur National Championship Tournament.  The February 1-3, 2018 event will take place at the Isle of Capri Casino in Boonville, Mo and will be hosted by Midwest Fight League. Similar to the 2017 event, the tournament serves to determine 2018’s Team USA which will travel internationally to IMMAF events to include the 2018... Read More
How far away is MMA from becoming an Olympic Sport? ‘Realistically, we should be included in the 2024 Olympics’ SFLC Podcast 

How far away is MMA from becoming an Olympic Sport? ‘Realistically, we should be included in the 2024 Olympics’

MMA is looking to get Olympic recognition. The IMMAF has begun the process, but how long could it take to become a reality? Last Summer, news outlets from Sports Illustrated, Yahoo!, Men’s Fitness, even Newsday were asking the same question; “Could Mixed Martial Arts become an Olympic Sport?” While the question has been asked and debated over for the last several... Read More
Will MMA become an Olympic Sport? UMMAF’s Justin Brown talks hurdles Interviews MMA News SFLC Podcast 

Will MMA become an Olympic Sport? UMMAF’s Justin Brown talks hurdles

Will MMA become an Olympic Sport? UMMAF’s Justin Brown talks hurdles Will MMA become an Olympic Sport? We chat with Justin Brown, the Southeast Regional Director of the UMMAF about their National Championship tournament May 26th-28th in Tennessee, and also where they are at with the IOC in making this a reality? What kind of hurdles do they have to... Read More